Antioxidants are the skin's ultimate damage fighter. Powerful antioxidants, like vitamin C, bind to and neutralize free radicals to prevent the destruction of healthy cells, inhibiting skin damage. Because the human body lacks the ability to produce vitamin C, adding this antioxidant into a skincare routine is one of the most effective ways to absorb its benefits directly into skin and fight off the countless aggressors the skin is exposed to every day.
C&E Advanced is the industry’s first and onlyproduct to pair maximum concentrations of pure vitamins C and E in an waterless formula with added antioxidants, making this combination the key to the perfect antioxidant corrective.
L-ascorbic acid (20%)
proof is in the data
vitamin C potency over time
L-ascorbic acid stability testing performed at controlled room temperature over 24 months
antioxidant delivery into the skin
Concentration of vitamins C and E delivered into skin measured quantitatively via HPLC analysis on skin explants
antioxidant penetration and depth
Penetration of vitamins C and E into the skin was analyzed by confocal raman spectroscopy of treated skin explants
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C&E Advanced was evaluated in a clinical study of 42 patients with Fitzpatrick types ranging from I to VI to assess its effects on the skin. Patients used C&E Advanced once daily in the morning over the course of 12 weeks with the following results: